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UPPER HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: UPPER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1054992

Location

UPPER HOUSE, CHAPEL LAWN ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bucknell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-May-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 257534

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BUCKNELL C.P. CHAPEL LAWN ROAD (north side) SO 37 SE Bucknell 12/30 Upper House - GV II

Farmhouse. Mid-to late C16, extended early C19 with later additions and alterations. Timber framed, now mainly rendered or roughcast with roughly coursed limestone rubble to C19 addition; corrugated iron roof to C16 part; slate roofs, hipped to right, to C19 part. Original house apparently of 2 or 3 framed bays with early C19 double-depth addition to right. 2 storeys. C16 part: continuously jettied with bressumer concealed by render to front and by C19 brick lean-to to rear. Bracketed corner post visible to rear left corner and large square panels (several with wattle and daub infill evident beneath plaster) exposed to left gable end on ground floor. Two C20 casements directly below eaves and 2 to ground floor. Carved brackets to corners and centre beneath overhang; square-shaped posts adjoining are probably brick. Entrance probably formerly to right below integral brown brick end stack but no trace now visible. External rubblestone end stack with C19 brown brick top to left. C19 addition: two 16-paned glazing bar sashes on each floor, lower left infilled and C20 glazed door inserted. C19 four-panel door to far left with top panels now glazed. C19 brown brick integral end stack to right and massive segmental wooden lintel to infilled opening below. Interior. Inspection not possible at time of resurvey (July 1986) but likely to be of interest.

Listing NGR: SO3528974091

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National Grid Reference: SO 35289 74091

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